Board Members

The Maryland Board of Nursing has an immediate need to fill a vacant seat on the Board for an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the specialty area of Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM). All applicants must apply through the Governor's Appointments' Office at and either be nominated by an association representing at least 25 RNs or a petition with signatures of 25 RNs licensed in the State. Closing date: October 10, 2016. Please support MBON to enact our mission: to advance safe quality care in Maryland through licensure, certification, education and accountability for public protection.

 Maryland Board of Nursing - Current Board Members

Name Position​ ​Term Expiration
​​​Sabita Persaud, PhD, RN, APHN-BC ​RN Member, Board President ​6/30/2018
Lorna R. House, RN, MS, CNOR ​​RN Member, Board Secretary ​​6/30/2017
​Cheryl Dover, DNP, MS, RN. NE-BC ​RN Member 6/30/2017
​Gary N. Hicks, RN RN Member ​6/30/2020
​​Jocelyn Lyn-Kew, LPN ​LPN Member ​​​6/30/2018
​Sheila Murphy, RN ​RN Member ​6/30/2020
​Charles Neustadt ​Consumer Member ​​6/30/2018
​Bonnie C. Oettinger, RN, MGA ​RN Member ​6/30/2019
​Gregory David Raymond, RN ​​RN Member ​6/30/2018
Lois Rosedom-Boyd ​Consumer Member 6/30/2020
​​Kimberly D. Street ​LPN Member ​​​6/30/2017
Mary Wheaton, LPN ​LPN Member ​6/30/2018
VACANT ​APRN Member ​06/30/2019

Health Occupations Article, §8–202, Annotated Code of Maryland states that the Board consists of 13 members:  8 shall be registered nurses; 3 shall be licensed practical nurses; and  2 shall be consumers 


updated 9/23/2016